The Oxford encyclopedia of food and drink in America / Andrew F. Smith, editor in chief.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146650

Description

2 v. : ill. ; 29 cm., "Home cooks and gourmets, chefs and restaurateurs, epicures, and simple food lovers of all stripes will delight in this smorgasbord of the history and culture of food and drink. Professor of Culinary History Andrew Smith and nearly 200 authors bring together in 770 entries the scholarship on wide-ranging topics from airline and funeral food to fad diets and fast food; drinks like lemonade, Kool-Aid, and Tang; foodstuffs like Jell-O, Twinkies, and Spam; and Dagwood, hoagie, and Sloppy Joe sandwiches."--"Reference that rocks," American Libraries, May 2005.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Food
Cookery, American
Beverages

Originator

Smith, Andrew F., 1946-

Contents

v. 1. A-J -- v. 2. K-Z.

Publication

Oxford ; New York :

Description

2 v. : ill. ; 29 cm.
"Home cooks and gourmets, chefs and restaurateurs, epicures, and simple food lovers of all stripes will delight in this smorgasbord of the history and culture of food and drink. Professor of Culinary History Andrew Smith and nearly 200 authors bring together in 770 entries the scholarship on wide-ranging topics from airline and funeral food to fad diets and fast food; drinks like lemonade, Kool-Aid, and Tang; foodstuffs like Jell-O, Twinkies, and Spam; and Dagwood, hoagie, and Sloppy Joe sandwiches."--"Reference that rocks," American Libraries, May 2005.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN

0195154371 (set)
0195175514 (vol. 1 : alk. paper)
0195175522 (vol. 2 : alk. paper)

Call Number

Coll. TX349 E45 2004 vol. 1
Coll. TX349 E45 2004 vol. 2

Material Type

Dictionaries.

Variant Title

Food and drink in America